On March 4, at the LaFontaine Bleu, in Lanham, MD, the Prince George's County Boys and Girls Club honored four members of the club for outstanding achievements for the two outstanding youth members and the two adult volunteers.
The Greenbelt Boys and Girls recipients are:
BOY OF THE YEAR
Jerrell Saint Felix. Jerrell is a 5th grade student who is a honor student. Jerrell has been a member of the Greenbelt Boys and Girls Club since age 6 when he began playing soccer. The following year he played flag football and intramural basketball. Last year, Greenbelt introduced track and field and Jerrell joined the team. Jerrell had prior years of experience with track and field with the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) since age 4. He excelled with this sport and came in first in every event with the exception of one event.
GIRL OF THE YEAR
Octavia Wilson is in the 7th grade at where she is an honor roll student. Octavia is a fouryear member of the Greenbelt Boys and Girls Club participating in basketball. Last year she led her 14 and under basketball team to a championship win and this year she's on an undefeated team and looking forward to another championship. She is a major asset to her team according to her coaches.
Presentation of the Adult Distinguished Service Awards To:
MAN OF THE YEAR
Kenny Calhoun is currently a basketball coach of the 10 and under Greenbelt Girls basketball team. Calhoun was the commissioner of intramural basketball during the years of 2008 through 2011 for the Greenbelt Boys and Girls Club.
WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Kristina Smith serves in the capacity of "Team Mom" for the Greenbelt Boys and Girls Club for two basketball teams, two football teams, and two soccer teams— representing the team as liaison between the coaches of the above referenced teams and the parents of the team players.
Congratulations to all of these dedicated individuals who are truly winners. They are shining examples of sportmanship, volunteerism and community service.